Correction: Lobster Shellshock-Q&A story

In a story May 13 about lobster shell strength, The Associated Press reported erroneously that marine biogeochemist Justin Ries attributed the collapse of the southern New England lobster fishery to shell disease. He attributed it to overfishing and population shifts caused by warming waters. A corrected version of the story is below: Lobster industry fears weaker shells, but evidence is mixed. The globalization of the American lobster business has spurred fears within the industry that lobsters’ shells are getting weaker, but scientific evidence about the issue paints a complicated picture. >click to read<11:24

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